The 4-step Trick to Toy Rotation in Your Child’s Playtime

It’s a daily battle, and each month it gets a little harder. Those toys, those subscription boxes from MMB and those Christmas/birthday gifts... oh my goodness!

They’ve turned into an avalanche and they’re taking over. You stuff them into bins and pile them into boxes, only to have them magically reappear a moment later.

Exhausted all strategies? Take a page out of Julius Caesar’s book: Divide and Conquer.

By dividing your toys into separate groups and allowing access to only one group at a time, you’ll prevent your kids from suffering that overwhelming feeling that comes with having too many choices. Personally, rotating is one of the easiest ways to deal with toy overload and is hands down my favourite. You will see it’s no rocket science as we go through these 4 easy steps. Foremost, let me give you a list of the main reasons why you will love the idea of having a toy rotation system at home:

Ready to rotate? Now get organized with these useful tips for starting and maintaining a toy rotation in your home.

Do refer to the chart below for an example of how a toy rotation system works:

 

You may use the toy rotation template provided here to adopt at home.

Being a good and knowledgeable parent is surely not easy at all, but everything is worth it when it brings developmental benefits to your steadily growing child. 

The good news is, if you have been following our resources, you are already one step closer to being a sensory play savvy parent equipped to bring your child above the rest. 

Stay tuned to our pages for more tips and tricks - we might have something special for you!